La Marque, TX – Injuries in Pedestrian Accident on I-45

La Marque, TX (April 25, 2024) – A pedestrian was killed after a crash in the La Marque area on Thursday, April 25. The fatal accident was reported early that morning at the 1700 block of Interstate 45 between Highland Bayou Park and the terminal overpass. 

The highway was closed in both directions as emergency responders were present. The victim was reportedly outside a disabled vehicle when they were struck by several vehicles. At this time, the circumstances leading to the crash have not been determined. The identity of the deceased victim has not been provided. No further information on the crash is currently available. Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing investigation into the cause of the fatal accident. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in Texas

La Marque, TX - Injuries in Pedestrian Accident on I-45When a large motor vehicle and a pedestrian share the road, there is a certain amount of risk. Unfortunately, walking on Texas streets may be extremely dangerous. Texas has one of the highest rates of pedestrian fatalities in the United States, with 7,388 pedestrian deaths on its roads in 2021. Since 2010, the state has seen a roughly 70 percent spike in pedestrian fatalities, and it is estimated that pedestrians are involved in one out of every five traffic fatalities on Texas roads. You should make sure you are prepared to file a lawsuit by working with an experienced attorney in the event that a loved one is unfairly injured in an unanticipated pedestrian accident. 

It is never easy to lose a loved one in an accident, and it becomes even more difficult if you subsequently discover that the crash was caused by someone else’s careless actions. Knowing your legal rights at this difficult time is even more crucial because pedestrian crashes are more likely to result in serious or even fatal injuries. If a reckless driver is responsible for the accident, they should be held accountable by filing a personal injury claim. A serious pedestrian accident can result in life-changing injuries and other damages. You must do everything in your power to make sure that you are able to recover the most compensation possible in your case by working closely with a trained attorney. 

You have a right to use the road as a pedestrian, and you should be able to use the roads safely. Unfortunately, many Texas residents are unfairly hurt by reckless drivers.  It is important that you get legal guidance from a trained La Marque personal injury lawyer if you are hurt in a pedestrian accident. Rasansky Law Firm is here to help you pursue a claim in order to get the justice you deserve, and we will diligently fight to safeguard your legal rights at every stage of your case. Contact our skilled legal team today by giving us a call at 214-651-6100. Our legal team is here to answer any questions that you may have during a free consultation, and we will be here to diligently fight for your full recovery. 



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